Kramer, ___

Kramer, ___

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  • Name Kramer, ___  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Unknown 
    Person ID I61424  Sackett
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2021 

    Family Sackett, Frances Lucinda,   b. 5 Jul 1902, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F25049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 12 Jan 2021.
      The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana), 7 Oct 1946, Page 18

      R L. Sackett, Engineer, Dies

      Former Professor Taught At Purdue

      Dr. Robert Lemuel Sackett, former professor at Earlham College and Purdue University and once consulting engineer to the Indiana State Board of Health, died yesterday in New York City. He was 78 years old.

      A pioneer in sanitation and highway development in the Midwest, Dr. Sackett was professor of sanitary and hydraulic engineering at Purdue from 1907 to 1915.

      HE HAD served previously at Earlham from 1891 to 1907 as professor of applied mathematics. His period of service with the Board of Health was from 1910 to 1915.

      Dr. Sackett was dean emeritus of the school of engineering at Pennsylvania State College at the time of his death.

      He had been dean of the Pennsylvania State School of Engineering from 1915 through 1937, when he was retired from active service.

      BORN IN Mt. Clemens, Mich., in 1867, Dr. Sackett was a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he received the bachelor's and doctor's degrees in engineering.

      He had served as vice-president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and other professional organizatoins (sic). He also was a member of Phi Gamma Delta, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi and Phi Kappa Phi.

      HE WAS THE author of a book, "The Engineer, His Work and His Education," and also wrote numerous technical articles.

      A son, Ralph L. Sackett, is professor of economics at the University of Miami. A daughter, Mrs. Florence L. c, is deceased. His wife, Mrs. Mary Lyon Sackett, died three years ago.

      Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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